Man is killed in bungalow blaze in Alveley

A man has been killed in a fire which severely damaged a bungalow in Shropshire.

About 40 firefighters attended the blaze in Birds Green, Alveley, which broke out at about 15:30 GMT.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "When crews arrived at the scene they found the property badly damaged by fire.

"Despite the efforts of crews, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene."

Paramedics in a rapid response vehicle were sent to the fire.

Its cause is not yet known.

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